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An overview of the LM microscope adapters
We offer LM digital adapter solutions for the following microscopes
Online configurator: LM microscope adapter for all digital cameras and microscopes
LM Macroscope 24x (15x and 11x) for Focus Stacking: Highest resolution without compromise
LM Macroscope 9x (5x and 3x) for Focus Stacking: Highest resolution without compromise
LM photo microscopes: the flexible photography solution for large sensor cameras!
Special mounting medium for microscopy, non toxic,water solved,light hardening,fast solidifying and drying,neutraldoes not make air bubbles,high optical solution,color protecting,solvent free,high refractive index
Micro Tech Lab advisory service: microscopy, digital cameras, high quality photo
Microscope Digital Cameras: Camera ranking for microscopy use
DSLR camera or special-purpose microscope cameras?
Test: Using the Canon EOS M50 on a microscope. Our LM microscope adapter solution allows for easy connection to either phototube or eyepiece tube
The Canon Camera Connect app in microscopy: wireless communication between smartphone or tablet and Canon EOS cameras
Helicon focus: fascinating 3D images in microscopy and macroscopy
Powerfull full-frame sensor microscope camera Canon EOS 6D Mark II for the sophisticated requirements of photomicrography

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Setting the parfocality:
How do I ensure that the image is in focus both in the eyepiece and on the camera at the same time?

All LM DSLR adapters are equipped with an international standard C-mount connection. This C-mount connection has a flange focal length of 17.52 mm. The flange focal length describes the distance between the microscope’s C-mount connection and the camera’s sensor chip level. If the microscope that you are using also has an international standard C-mount connection thread, then the image will be in focus in both the eyepiece and on the camera display at the same time. If you notice a very large difference between the focus settings, please check the C-mount connection on your microscope. The C-mount connection must have a factor of 1x and may not have any inbuilt optics.
If you determine that this is not the case with your microscope, and it is not possible to refit it with a standard C-mount connection, then photographs can be taken using an ocular tube. For this purpose, one of your microscope’s eyepieces is removed and an LM digital adapter with tube connection is used instead.


If the difference in focus between the eyepiece and the camera display is wide, then we recommend to use a focusable LM DSLR Universaladapter.

If the difference in focus between the eyepiece and the camera display is only very small, then the following optimization options are available:

1. If you possess a microscope with focusable observation tubes, they can be used to align the focus. First bring the image into focus on the camera display, then look through the eyepiece and focus the image.

2. If your microscope is not equipped with focusable observation tubes, but does have eyepieces with dioptre adjustment, then the focus can be aligned using them. Bring the image into focus on the camera display, then look through your eyepiece and focus the image using the dioptre adjustment


Update: 15.07.2014

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New LM Digital Adapter for:

Nikon D850 / Nikon D5 / Nikon D750 / Nikon D500 / Nikon D810 / Nikon D4s / Nikon D800 / Nikon D800E / Nikon D4 / Nikon Df / Nikon D610 / Nikon D600 / Nikon D7200 / Nikon DS-Qi2 (Microscope Camera) / Nikon D3x / Nikon D3S / Nikon D7100 / Nikon D7000 / Nikon DS-Ri2 (Microscope Camera) / Nikon D700 / Nikon D3 / Nikon D5500 / Nikon D5200 / Nikon D5300 / Nikon D300 / Nikon D3400 / Nikon D5100 / Nikon D3200 / Nikon D300S / Nikon D5600 / Nikon D3100 / Nikon D5000 / Nikon Coolpix S8100 / Nikon Coolpix S9100 / Nikon Coolpix P500 / Nikon Coolpix S6100 / Nikon Coolpix P7000 / Nikon Coolpix 4500 / Nikon Coolpix S710 / Nikon Coolpix S8000 / Nikon Coolpix S1100pj /

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